NBC will air the HBO movie “And the Band Played On” March 28. Based on the book by the late Randy Shilts, the production will be edited to two hours for its network broadcast. * * * Fox Broadcasting…
In a bid to boost its growing movie-ticket business, Ticketmaster agreed to buy a controlling interest in Pacer/CATS/CCS Group, a Denver-based maker of computerized ticketing equipment.
The latest appeal proved lucky for TV home shopper ValueVision Intl., which Monday said National Media Corp. accepted its $ 11.50 per share all-cash merger offer.
"Bambi, Thumper, Help Us Please! Save the Animals! Save the Trees!" That will be just one of the chants heard at 2 p.m. today outside the Walt Disney Studios when members of the Topanga Assn. for a…
Tele-Communications Inc. topper John Malone and his new best buddy, Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates, are teaming up to launch a new basic cable network focusing on personal computers.
FCC commissioner James Quello said Monday that in light of the shrinking number of truly independent TV stations, he might be willing to modify the primetime access rule.
A federal court has ordered the FCC to respond by March 23 on whether it intends to act on a longstanding petition calling for repeal of the primetime access rule.
Government regulators may have convinced themselves that their rulemaking last month will be a boon to new cable networks, but most of the industry is greeting Washington's latest decree with a…
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone is getting ready to pay Blockbuster shareholders a visit, but he may find them less than hospitable.
A slew of negative news has reversed the early 1994 rally in cable shares, deepening an overall stock market slide prompted by rising U.S. interest rates.
Cost-cutting and stringent debt control have been cited as key factors in a return to profit for the Dutch electronics giant Philips following three loss-plagued years.